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Start a Blog!

Yes…Yes…Yes, we are almost there!

"Blogging"We have our domain name, our hosting and our domain name redirected. Congratulate yourself on a job well done! All that remains is to log in to our control panel (cPanel) and install WordPress.

What is cPanel?

CPanel is a Unix based web hosting control panel. It makes our lives as bloggers and webmasters so, so much easier. It provides us with a graphical interface and with automated tools, simplifying the process of hosting the website. Cpanel makes installing WordPress a snap. A word of warning, once cPanel is installed, removing it is very difficult. With that being said, I found cPanel to be very user friendly and easily learned.

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Start a Blog!

"Blog"Choose a blogging platform.

There are many, many blogging platforms in cyberspace.

My personal recommendation would of course be WordPress. There are several options within WordPress for an individual or group for that matter, to choose from. Your first option and the lesser of the two would be that of WordPress.com. This option can be very limiting. Your blog would be controlled by WordPress and WordPress needless to say has been known in the past to shutdown blogs. Would you care to have all your hard work taken away in one felt swoop?

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